Florida State at Boston College NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Sunday, January 20, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 6.5 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game with an overall record of 13-4. They currently have a point differential of 8.6 as they are averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 68.9 per contest. Boston College has an overall record of 9-7. They are averaging 74.1 points per game and surrendering 72.4, good for a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-11-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-9-2 against the over/under
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/19/19 G Wynston Tabbs Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Florida State
Mfiondu Kabengele comes into this contest averaging 11.8 points per game while playing 18.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Terance Mann averages 11.5 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Ky Bowman averages 19.9 points per game while playing 38.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Wynston Tabbs averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State averages 77.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 92nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 164th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 302nd in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 113th and 261st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 66th with 14.8 per game. The Seminoles allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 98th and 142nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 44th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 16th place in Division 1. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 315th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College is 175th in the country with 74.1 points per game this year. They are 202nd in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 324th in the nation. They are 100th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 298th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Eagles are 267th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Eagles surrender 72.4 points per contest, which ranks them 208th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 87th in those defensive statistics. They rank 274th with 14.7 assists allowed per contest and 275th with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 49th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game.
The Seminoles are 109th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.6. In terms of pace they are 116th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 202nd. As a team they are 168th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 228th in Division 1. Florida State is 96th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 270th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 104.1, which is ranked 179th. They are 189th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 234th. As a unit they are 208th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 171st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College +6.5
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